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Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
in just a little bit. >> let's get to julie wright. she has the latest on our on- time traffic. good morning. >> we'll get back to julie wright in just a few minutes. >>> news of a police chase that started in district heights, maryland and crossed into the district, i fired. that is what led to the saskatoon you just saw there in that video. prince george's county police have been chasing suspects accused in an armed carjacking. two vehicles were involved. the suspects in the honda reportedly bail the out at 31st and g streets in southeast d.c. they apparently got into a shootout with police officers. nobody was hurt. two suspects were arrested. police are still look identifying burgundy toyota avalon with maryland license plates. >>> also making headlines being homes in a virginia subdivision reduced to rubble. now, firefighters want to know what started this massive fire in manassas. as many as 16 people have been forced from their homes because of this fire. the fire broke out around 3:30 yesterday afternoon along tillot loop. one woman was taken to the hospital from just the sho
FOX
Sep 16, 2010 4:25am EDT
in with julie wright with the latest on traffic for us. >> not looking so bad right now. you will find the lane are open if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway between college park and bethesda. southbound 270, overnight roadwork in the process of clearing as you travel north of mva, montgomery village avenue. georgia avenue, we just saw them pick up the cones here on the southbound stretch as you continue down towards the capital beltway. there is the crew right there picking up the cones headed southbound back down towards the beltway. no problems to report traveling northbound on georgia avenue headed into olney. 395 at the 14th street bridge, smooth sailing, no trouble spots to report. keeping an eye out at the douglass bridge. they were scheduled to dotteddive night roadwork last night at 8:00. they are scheduled to be cleared by 5:00 a.m. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we are following breaking news out of prince george's county this morning where a speeding suv collided with an ambulance overnight resulting in a deadly crash there. fox 5's stacy cohan join
FOX
Sep 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
more days. >> i'm surprised that julie wright is actually wearing sleeves today. you look like you're ready for fall. >> somebody told me this morning that it was -- the temperature was supposed to drop today so that is why. i've been waiting all week to wear this and now i need to wear it again tomorrow. don't tell anybody. >> it will be our secret. >> the lane are open if you're traveling the top side, outer loop leaving college park towards the exit for 270. no problems reported now at the wilson bridge. overall quiet trip there. overnight construction on the beltway in tyson's headed down towards the exit there at 66, all of that is in the process of being cleared and reopened along m street here at south capital street. no problems reported on 295 at the 11th street bridge or pennsylvania avenue at the sousa bridge. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we do have breaking news this morning. a deadly crash in district heights involving an suv and a prince george's county ambulance. three people in the suv were killed. two med
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
are in the upper 70s. i'll have the details on a sunny hot day here in town. julie wright is back with a look at your on-time traffic. all of that coming up in just a couple of minutes. the people who walked these streets before us were just like you and me. with hopes. dreams. challenges. today, we do more than just walk the same streets. for a moment, we get to walk in their shoes. preparing us for what lies ahead. down our next road. be part of the story. colonial williamsburg. >>> back now at 5:15 with a recap of the the frightening incident at the discovery channel headquarters in downtown silver spring. an armed man burst into the discovery communications building about 1:00. police say james lee took a security guard and two other men hostage. after a four-hour long stand off,ly shot and killed lee after they saw him point his gun at one of the hostages. >>> people are bracing from hurricane earl, expected to arrive tomorrow morning. coastal cities appear to be out of the direct path but still some people on the north carolina coast are heading inland. the state of emergency is in effe
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am EDT
it will be pretty nice. >> that is typical of tropical storms. >> can't wait then. let's get to julie wright with the latest on traffic. >> not looking so bad right now. the lane are open around the capital beltway and traffic is flowing freely in each direction down south at the wilson bridge. still busy cleaning up an accident on the southbound stretch of 95 in newington. no trouble spots to report south on 270. lanes are open out of germantown headed for the lane divide. you will find yourself at speed if you are traveling south on 95 and 295 coming in out of laurel. traffic roll yum still moving at speed here. don't forget about the rough pavement westbound on the freeway, west of the sousa bridge but before you reach the third street tunnel. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we want to go back out it our developing story. that is earl, which is bringing heavy winds and rain to north carolina. now, from there, the system is expected to move north along the coast. >> our sherry ly is live in ocean city with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. what we are seeing are
FOX
Sep 21, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >> sounds good. >> let's check in with julie wright. she has the latest on traffic for us. >> if you are traveling northbound i-95 north of i-195 but before you reach 695, that is where we had the accident activity tying up the two right lanes. georgia accident at -- georgia avenue at norbeck, they were checking for an dent here. 395 across the 14th street bridge being lanes are open. no incidents to report crossing the potomac river. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> our big story, repealing don't ask, don't tell. later today, the senate is going to vote on the pentagon's policy. for more, we turn to fox 5's stacy cohan live on capitol hill this morning. >> reporter: good morning. both president obama and the defense secretary robert gates do support ending the don't ask don't tell policy but the big question here on capitol hill is how will the senators vote. don't ask don't tell allows gays and lesbians to serve in the military but not openly. in may of this year, the house of representatives voted to repeal the ban. now, it is the septa's turn. the legislation at
FOX
Sep 22, 2010 5:00am EDT
could use it. let's check in with julie wright. she has a look at traffic. >> as long as it doesn't happen during rush hour. we have to be specific with mother nature. only certain hours, certain times of the day and certain days of the week. >> you will find the lanes are open. overnight roadwork picked up off of 270 as you travel southbound merging off of 124 onto 270. that is running smoothly now leaving msmght va and continuing out to the lane divide -- that is running smoothly now leaving mva and continuing out to the lane divide. overnight roadwork if the hot lanes as you travel between 66 and tyson's now cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> new this morning, tons of belongings just dumped out on the street. >> a d.c. woman is being kicked out of her home for allegedly not paying her bills. matt ackland join us live with the details on this one. >> reporter: good morning. eloise diaz, this is all of her stuff. as you were saying, yesterday, shefers kicked oust her home, evicted. she lost her job. take a look. it is just stuff all up and down here. here
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
up on the roadways. julie wright has your latest on traffic. what we're talking about right now would be the fog and we are tealing with that especially over in prince george's county east of the city. be careful if you are traveling between andrews air force base and your exits there in landover. no incidents to report right now top stretch of the beltway between college park and bethesda. southbound # 70, again, awe little bit of that fog is starting to roll in over on to the west side of town. this is a live shot coming south of 118 headed out towards mva. overnight roadwork at 124 cleared so no problems there. overnight roadwork still in place on the beltway at 66. that is where they were diverting traffic westbound. 395 coming across the 14th street bridge, nice and ease you right now with no incidents reported. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> our big story, investigators back on the scene of a defense -- devastating fire in manassas. three homes burned and still unclear what started the fire. firefighters say it will likely take some time to figure that out be
FOX
Sep 30, 2010 5:00am EDT
are scary out there this morning. >> julie wright is with us with those details. how is it looking out there? >> not good at all, ladies and tony. if you are traveling eastbound i-70, a fuel spill occurred after the exit for 29. eastbound i-70 is still closed at this point while clean-up continues. new wreck to report on the inner loop of the beltway before you commit to go northbound on 270 at democracy boulevard. this one possibly involving awe jackknifed tractor-trailer. behind me, this is the northbound side of i-95 approaching dumfries. accident activity involving this tractor-trailer. two right lanes are closed at this point. already traffic stacking up out of stafford headed northbound along i-95. two separate accidents now reported in virginia, eastbound 66 before you reach marshall and then before the plains. the pounding of the water, on the left, on the right side of the rooted, in the cent are of the road, it is a mess out there. people are driving too fast at this hour. even though we don't have a lot of volume out there, people are driving too fast to control the vehicle. do ke
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
in with julie wright. she has the latest on the traffic situation out there. >> good morning to you all. we are talking about loudoun county. before a serious crash that popped up on us along route 9 out at hamilton station road. we are told that the highway is blocked off in each direction. that is route 9 at hamilton station road currently closed because of an accident. for those that are traveling along northbound i-95 here in lorton, nice, easy commute continuing up towards the beltway. no problems to report on the beltway leading annandale to merrifield and you will fine that traveling at the wilson bridge, all lanes are open and traffic is running smoothly there. top side of beltway, the outer loop as you work your way around from 650 new hampshire avenue and continue to silver spring, light traffic volume there as well. you will find lanes are open coming southbound as you travel from 109 out towards the split. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it appears the east coast will avoid the wrath of hurricane igor. the category one storm barely missed bermuda, making its wa
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
a check of our morning traffic with julie wright. >> we'll start off talking about 270 and coming southbound out of germantown being all of the lanes are open. no problems to report working your way south of 118 and continuing down to mva and beyond. the crew in sky fox is checking out your ride over in college park. overnight roadwork on northbound i-95 at # 1 #. that has cleared. ably itself open and looking pretty good as travel between 295, route one and i-95 in maryland. we'll take that back inside and update your ride. no trouble spots to report along this stretch. the nice, easy commute as you guys continue northbound up towards duke street. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> questions continue to swirl this morning about the death of a man in frederick, mearlgd. police there called to a hem on south market street three times to break up a fight between a man and woman. -- in frederick, maryland. police say oliver cohen fired a shot as officers were talking to him so one officer fired. it is not clear whether cohen actually killed himself. >> the gunshot was
FOX
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
's a look at the weather. we have more coming up. right now let's go to julie wright. >>> starting off with the screw in sky fox. they are hovering above the accident involving a tractor- trailer on westbound i-70 after the exit for 94 in woodbine. some traffic squeezing by single file to the left. so delays closer to the exit for woodbine. traveling westbound on i-70. you can use 97 as an alternate and pick up 650, but a lot of clean-up can be done before we reopen the highway. westbound i-70 down to one lane to 94 leaving woodbine. and if you are traveling montgomery county, southbound along 270, still lingerings delays from germantown ford mva. no incidents just volume. you'll find if you are traveling in virginia, 395 slowing leaving duke street up toward seminary road. slow across theocko juan and again in springfield. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> quite the scene in a d.c. neighborhood where tons of belongings are dumped out on to the street. a woman's personal items stretching across several blocks of an intersection. >> the woman being kicked out of her hom
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
got it. >> let's check in with julie wright with the late off the traffic for us. >> good morning to you all. right on the roads, here we go southbound i-95 in a jam at this point because of an accident down in newington tying up the two left lanes. that explains the slow traffic leaving the capital beltway. pace improves headed down into woodbridge. coming northbound being we have the crash before triangle. that activity on the shoulder. 66 eastbound not looking so bad right now leaving fair oaks towards 123 open. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> we have more now on hurricane earl, the category two storm making itself felt on the maryland show. >> the wind gusts are picking up. we'll head out to sherry ly standing by with more. >> reporter: we are expecting the win to go up throughout the day. hurricane earl way offshore about 150 miles. it is expected to pass offshore from ocean city but we are going to feel the effects and we are already feeling those. a little bit of rain here and there. if you take a look out here at the ocean, can you see we've
FOX
Sep 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
are we? right there. >> i'm not sure either. >> let's check in with julie wright and get a look at traffic. >> what is it, like a little eight ball, is that how you decide where air looking. >> that is how it's been. >> welcome it my world. on the roads, you will find lanes are open with no incidents to report at the wilson bridge or along the top stretch traveling between college park and bethesda. all lanes are open. it is an easy commute on 95 and 295 coming in out of laurel. as sara has been mentioning, today is what they call terrible tuesday. it is a change in the traffic pattern, the kids get back to school and you are back from vacation and everybody is on the road together. so pack your patience. no incidents to report at the american legion bridge head down towards tyson's. also in virginia, 395 here at seminary road, lanes are open. the pace is good as you continue out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> thank you. >>> making headlines this morning, a shooting in germantown, maryland under investigation this morning. it happene
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 5:00am EDT
know what is happening with our weather across the area. another warm day today and julie wright is here. she will tell us about the morning road conditions. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back. this droid has evolved to do even more. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >>> there was a celebration of dance at the white house last night for judith jamieson. first lady michelle obama hosted the event in the east room. >> very nice. >>> tony is back with another check on our weather. good morning. >> good morning to you. good morning, of course. we have changing weather conditions across the area. it's warmer start to the day. we'll have another warm one today and then some shifts in our weather pattern. i'll show that to you in just a moment. yesterday though, warmer than we expected. i have to tell you that. reagan national airport made
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
shortly. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with julie wright and get a look at traffic this morning. >> not so busy right now out on the roads. you will find the lanes are open as you are traveling in each direction down south at the wilson bridge. southbound # 70 still an easy ride for you out of hite atstown. no problems reported out to the truck scales and continuing to work your way out towards clarksburg. and no problems reported headed into downtown off of 50 and the parkway working your way into northeast washington. here is our deal along 395. this is the camera shot looking north of duke street so as you travel from the capital beltway and continued up towards seminary road, you will see the activity on the southbound side along the right shoulder. no accidents to report on 95. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> making headline this morning, an out of control car in the district a driver ran into a restaurant on 18th street and florida avenue around 9:00 last night hitting two women who were standing on the street. both women suffered serious injuries. >> i h
FOX
Sep 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
in the forecast. i'll have all the details on that. and julie wright will be in with a look at your on-time traffic coming up right after the break. this droid has evolved to do even more. now it integrates your work e-mail so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. [ female announcer ] back to school means back to busy mornings. that's why i got them pillsbury toaster strudel. warm flaky pastry with delicious sweet filling my kids will love. plus i get two boxtops for their school. toaster strudel. the one kids want to eat. [ female announcer ] these are the crescents you love on a holiday. and these are the ones you'll love on a tuesday. pillsbury crescent dogs, with just a few ingredients, you have an easy to make dinner. they're crescents for the other 364. try them tonight. >>> we take a look from our tower cam down over wisconsin avenue a
FOX
Sep 15, 2010 5:00am EDT
on the forecast and a look at the week ahead or the rest of the week ahead coming up. >>> julie wright is in this morning. what is the latest out there? >> right now, it is pretty quiet. an easy ride around the capital beltway. that is to be expected at this hour. crews are in the process of picking up construction left out there overnight. for example, southbound along 270 being the crew was working along the right side here at montgomery village avenue. the crew working northbound has also cleared the scene. no problems reported on northbound i-95. traffic behaving nicely out of woodbridge. you will find lanes are open in each direction at the wilson bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> vincent gray has toppled mayor adrian fenty in the democratic primary. the race for d.c. mayor. with 90% of the precincts reporting, gray won with 53% of the vote to fenty's 46%. >> this pretty much guarantees gray will be the next mayor of d.c. since there is no republican running in november's general election. matt ackland joins us live from the board of elections in northwest
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
at the forecast. let's do some on-time traffic with julie wright. >> first day of fall, who are you kidding? 91degrees honey. >> you're loving it. >> you got that right. on the roads right now, you will find you have your hands full along 395. accident activity north of seminary road before you reach king street. that is continuing to block the two left lanes and now we are starting to see the delays form north of duke street as you travel northbound on 395. this occurred in the main line. two left lanes are closed. inner loop of the beltway in maryland as you approach route 5, that is where we had the crash tying up the center lane from the right. outer loop still rolling at speed leaving colesville road headed for 270. >>> an eviction in the district turned out to be a much bigger job than expected. the woman was considered to be a hoarder. she had enough stuff to fill 10 homes. effect was dumped out on 11th street northwest. a virginia moving come volunteered to store it and filled up three trucks. >>> a family's precious pet about be-to-be put down
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >> thank you, tony. >> let's check in with julie wright and get a look at traffic early on this monday morning. >> good morning, you guys. wet pavement already means trouble out on the highway. inner loop of the beltway after the exit for 270 but before old georgetown road, there is an accident there. the lane are open as you continue past old georgetown road. we had the crash on the outer loop of beltway after georgia avenue but before you reach connecticut avenue wedge -- with only the right side getting by. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> new this morning, a man shot in a car in maryland. this was just before midnight. sarah similar monday is there in landover following the story. good morning. >> good morning, steve. and what is really bizarre about this is this is the exact same location it appears, at least of the 400 block of dodge park road in landover where just about eight days ago, there was another man found shot to death inside of a car. at this point, we do not know these two are related but a very bizarre coincidence. this and just 10 minutes before mi
FOX
Sep 14, 2010 5:00am EDT
at the tropics as well. quite active out there. julie wright is here. she will have a look at traffic. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back. n thkeac >>> welcome back. it will be a beautiful day for people to get outside no matter what you are going to do. >> no excuses as far as the weather goes. get outside and vote if have you the opportunity and it is your obligation to do that. what we've got across the region is plenty of sunshine. it will be a little bit breezy later on. right now, the wind are relatively calm. we've got changes in the temperatures at this hour. it is a comfortable morning, a little bit humid. 66degrees right now in washington. 6 # out in annapolis. 63 out in annapolis. most of us in the 60s. 61 at dulles airport. satellite-radar, i want to show you this to you for a couple of reasons. number one, we've got mostly clear skies but clouds are grinning to stream in. not a whole lot in the way of cloud cover. there is a frontal system that will be making its way through here during the course of the day today. you
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 4:25am EDT
and checking in on the outer banks. >> good. >> thank you. >>> julie wright is back. let's get a check on traffic. good morning. >> >> good morning to you both. right now t doesn't look so busy out on the highway. you will find the lanes are open if you are traveling along 270 out of hyattstown. no signs of any roadwork out of germantown headed for the lane divide. overfight roadwork along georgia avenue south of the beltway has cleared as you travel between 495 and 16th street. as a result of yesterday's investigation near the discovery building, you will still find a portion of wayne avenue shut down in each intersection between georgia avenue and colesville road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> our big story is that hours- long standoff at the discovery communications headquarters in downtown silver spring. it end wade gunman shot dead and thousands safely evacuated. this morning, police are still on the scene. the investigation is going to be going on for quite some time. the gunman identified as james lee is dead and we have team coverage beginning with fox 5's s
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 4:25am EDT
to take a look at the roads on this friday morning. julie wright is in with all of that. good morning. >> good morning to you. if you are traveling in on the 66 corridor, we had the overnight roadwork tying up part of the entrance to the beltway. that is cleared. if you are coming inbound on the dulles toll road after the main toll plaza arc the ramps that would lead to you the beltway still partially blocked because of overnight construction. no problems to report right now if you are making that trip into southeast washington. again, milled pavement west of the sousa bridge continuing out towards 191th street bridge. make note of that again today. travelth the american legion bridge, outer loop looks good out of montgomery county. no problems to report out of the inner loop as you travel between tyson's and 270. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we want to go back to our developing story now in the atlantic. hurricane earl is now a cat gory two storm and making its presence felt in north carolina. resident are already seeing tropical storm-force winds along the coast
FOX
Sep 7, 2010 4:25am EDT
day for all those kids going back to school. >> an julie wright will be keeping an eye on the kids and the buses out there. >> i thought for a second, you were going to throw me back in school. >> a lot of kids back in school a change in the traffic pattern again. this is it folks. no more breaks until fall break and thanksgiving. keep an eye out for the little ones making their way to the bus stop. on the interstates, lanes are open. overnight roadwork cleared along # 70 northbound if you are continuing north of falls road past 28, no problems there. -- overnight roadwork cleared along 270 northbound. no trouble spots on the beltway between college park and bethesda. traveling across the american legion bridge, your lanes are open. this happens to be the shot of the beltway north of the robinson terminal. coming from springfield headed up toward 66, lanes are open. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> making headlines this morning, montgomery county police are investigating a shooting. they say a man was shot during what happened to be a robbery attempt at a home on
FOX
Sep 14, 2010 4:25am EDT
commute with our julie wright. she has your on-time traffic. >> we're not looking so bad right now. we are off to a pretty quiet start. the lanes are open between college park and bethesda. now 301 at climber drive, that is where we have a crash. only one lane squeezing through. beltway here at route 4. no problems reported between andrews and the wilson bridge. traveling in on 66, so far, so good. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> our top story this morning, voters in maryland and the district head to the polls today to cast their votes in primary elections. now, we have team coverage this morning. we will have extensive information coming up on that. stacy cohan and matt ackland will be live for us. let's take a look here real quick at the latest of what you can expect today. >> reporter: with hours left before the election, mayor fenty's campaign trail ended with go-go music and the support of local go-go bands. >> something i grew up with. a lot of of these guys grew up in my neighborhood. >> reporter: mayor fenty drumming up on expert on his last stop
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 4:25am EDT
yesterday. >>> let's get a check with julie wright. >> the accident occurred last night about 10:00 t involved a couple of vehicles and a tractor-trailer and a hazmat situation. when i same through a few moments ago on the inner loop, i could see m-d.o.t. was out there. they continue to chon up this mess that was left behind as a result of this crash. the outer loop of the beltway here in the distance is closed. if you are coming from college park, can you go know further west than connecticut avenue. -- they continue to lean up this mess that was left behind as a result of this crash. can you go over to # 55 and exit back on it the beltway and continued westbound in the direction of the american legion bridge. -- you can go over to 355 and exit back onto the beltway and continue westbound in the direction of the american legion bridge bridge. 395 still quiet this morning. no problems reported headed up to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> now, to our big story this morning. we are learning more about why a northern virginia man ma
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 4:25am EDT
. >> let's check in with julie wright with the on-time traffic. >> good morning to you both little better news traveling out of montgomery village this morning on 270 trying to merge on from 124. they were scheduled to do some work overnight. all of that construction was scheduled to be cleared by 4:00 a.m. and it was. the lane are open if you are traveling south on 270 leaving germantown for the lane divide, no trouble spots to report coming off of 124 merging onto 270. this part of 270, nice and clear. no problems to report. it is when i hilt the beltway, that is where i encountered some fog. it was pretty thick especially along georgia avenue headed into downtown silver spring. be prepared for that. westbound on the freeway, no problems to report headed for the outbound 14th street bridge. we have reports of that fog over in prince george's county traveling between andrews air force base and landover. >>> our big story, homes in a virginia subdivision reduced to rubble. take a look here. families kicked out on the streets too. now, firefighters want to know what started this massive fi
FOX
Sep 28, 2010 4:25am EDT
be a gradual improvement. >> thank you. julie wright is in with a look at traffic. i guess the we had wet roads may slow some people down a bit later this morning. >> already some problems to report as you travel in southeast washington, inbound south capital street before you commit to the douglass bridge. accident activity there tying up the two left lanes. heads up coming in leaving howard road and all of us headed inbound towards the anacostia. no problems to report right here as you make your way in from centreville. still an easy ride in spite of the wet pavement. in spite of the road spray. no incidents to report. no problems to report on the beltway traveling between annandale and merrifield. 95 off to a quiet start, incident-free newington to the beltway. traveling over in greenbelt, you will find lane are open headed around towards i-95 and college park. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, a number of cattle are dead after a fire ate livestock facility in northern virginia. it happened last night at the fauquier county livestock exchange i
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 4:25am EDT
. >> all right. looks beautiful out there. let's see how the roadways look this morning. julie wright has your on-time traffic. >> not looking so bad right now. we do find the lane are open traveling around the capital beltway. you will find it is nice and easy along 66 this morning. no trouble spots to report as you continue east of 234 and continue in towards the beltway. overnight roadwork on the beltway itself has cleared. south capital street, douglass bridge reopened early, earlier than expected so the overnight work from the weekend has cleared. the same if those traveling along the chain bridge. no problems to report south on 270 leaving germantown for the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we are keeping a watch of hurricane igor. it appears that the category one storm will likely veer northeast away from the u.s. with 75-mile an hour winds. the eye of the storm barely missed bermuda overnight. no early reports of major damage to the island but many parts did lose power. forecasters say igor will continue to cause high surf and strong rip currents alon
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
julie wright. >> still dealing with the disabled truck, squeezing by on the left. so that's where the activity is on the ramp from the inner loop to exit out bound route 4 pennsylvania avenue. the beltway, no problems leaving college park toward 270. traffic slow georgia avenue. and kenilworth at buchanan for a crash. suitland with another wreck reported as well. traffic volume heavy and steady but incident free. live shot of 95 north of route 1 past lorton slow. traffic slow again in springfield on to 395. slow to occuquan road. and on the inner loop congested leaving braddock road to 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> our top story, u.s. officials continue to con democrat a small florida church's plan to have a koran burning event on 9/11. gurvir joins us with the latest. >> reporter: more government leaders are condemning the plans by a small florida church to burn korans on 9/11. even sarah palin is urging jones not to do it. it is also enraging muslims. some are promises deadly retaliation. despite public pressure from the white house, the state department
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
up in just a little bit. right now let's get an update on traffic from julie wright. >>> if you are traveling over in virginia, you're going to find lanes are open on the beltway inner loop, leaving 50 toward 66, as an earlier accident cleared, but the inner loop of the beltway is slow leaving 236 toward 66 and in bound 7 at 123, that's where they have a crash with only one lane getting by. 66 in separate stretches slowing at manassas, fair oaks to 123 and again at the beltway. southbound 270, lanes open out of rockville but slow in the main line and the local lanes as you travel southbound toward the split. busy on the top side approaching and passing 109 and delays in germantown. outer loop below speed from 95 to georgia avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> an american woman held in iran prison for more than a year speaks out about her ordeal. sharia shourd's comments come as the president arrives in new york for the u.j. general assembly. she was charged with spying and two other americans, her fiance and friend. they say they mistakenly crossed the boar
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Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
water main break in the area. >>> let's head to julie wright to see how this is impacting roads and around the area. >> good morning, allison. we do have this portion of eastern blocked off between rhode island and bladensberg road and you can see there is a lot of debris that needs to be cleaned up. but again rhode island is open and so does bladensberg and at 7:00 this morning they were scheduled to come back and do repaving at 410 at the bw parkway. the overnight construction cleared but again the contractors called us to say they will be back around 7:00 this morning to start the repaving process and so we're keeping an eye on that for you as well. this is a live picture from sky fox. i'm surprised to see this. traveling along 66, lanes are open. no problems to report continuing inbound leaving manassas. we've had slow traffic eastbound through manassas in towards fair oaks and more slow traffic approaching nutley street to the beltway. the beltway in virginia is slow leaving braddock up to 236 and again at 66. back inside, and showing you the outer loop of the beltway. no p
FOX
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
coming up in a little bit. >> let's get a check of traffic with julie wright. >> so far, so good. no incidents have been reported right now if you are making your trip over at the wilson bridge or traveling the outer loop leaving college park headed over towards 270-6789 southbound 270 out of germantown, no incidents reported leaving father hurley boulevard out towards 118. so far, so good. but it is the first day back for the kids going to school in some areas and keep an eye out for those yellow buses. no incidents have been reported on southbound 95 or 295 coming in out of laurel. 95 in virginia, a different story. already starting to see the traffic slow leaving the prince william parkway headed out towards lorton. >>> five stations on the red line that had been closed over the long labor day weekend back open this morning. crews were working on safety improvements recommended by the ntsb after the deadly red line crash last year. all stations reopened at 5:00 this morning. >>> as we mentioned, students across virginia go back to class today. a lot of schools will see changes
FOX
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
forecast. another very nice day on tap and we'll take a look at the weekend as well. julie wright is here to tell us what is happening on the roads this morning. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back. coming up on 51 now. 5:12 now. to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >>> we take a look at wisconsin avenue from our tower cam this morning. and it is a little cool out there this morning. >> take a look. we are getting our look at the last time the space shuttle discovery will be rolled out to the launch pad. the orbiter is getting ready for its final mission. >> discovery scheduled to lift off november 1st and will carry supplies to the international space station. nasa is now attaching it to the fuel tank and the twin solid rocket boosters. >> amazing. >>> hopefully, today will shape up to be just like yesterday because it was just lovely. >> pretty much will. it will be another nice day. temperatures will b
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Sep 10, 2010 6:00am EDT
, let's get an update on traffic. for that, we go to julie wright. >> do i still goat to go to the beltway found, even though i don't have kids. >> i know why you go, to get in on the ice cream truck. that's not fair. >> oh be come on now. we are talking about university boulevard at dennis. that is where we found the crew in sky fox. they were over the scene just a few moments ago. we do have a live shot there from the scene. accident occurred earlier involving this pole that came down with the wires. they are in the process of trying to restring the wires. if you are eastbound along there, they will have the light rite lane shut town. coming inbound towards the beltway, it is the right lane that is blocked. not too much a delay as you work your way past the scene. westbound in the direction of wheaton. effect is open. we do find traffic coming off of dennis making that right turn onto university boulevard. that is a popular stretch for you guys traveling between university and georgia. traffic coming outbound on university boulevard is not able to make the left turn onto d
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Sep 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
in with julie wright and get a look at traffic. >> not locking so bad. the lane are open if you are traveling down south at the wilson bridge. top stretch. beltway behaving nicely. no incidents reported leaving college park working your way past university boulevard and continuing around towards georgia avenue. traffic volume moving at speed. it is northbound i-95. we mentioned this crash earlier north of baltimore. that is where we have the jackknifed tractor-trailer involved in an accident. it is leaking some fuel so the northbound lanes of 95 are now shut down over at the chesapeake house as you travel northbound on i-95. a lot of bailout traffic now bailing out in perryville where the outlets are. no incidents to report south of clarksburg to the lane divide. traveling 395 leaving duke street being volume still good to go here. remember, there is a change in that traffic pattern across the 14th street bridge this morning. now, all traffic has shifted to right as you work your way across the potomac. no longer are the lanes divided. >> that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> just
FOX
Sep 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
there on the roadways. >> good morning, julie wright. >> so far, so good if you are traveling in from the west. no problems to report off of 66 or the dulles toll road coming in from 28 to the beltway. we are starting to see delays lays form at 95. this is the top side out of hyattstown. starting to slow closer to the scales as you work your way south of 109. inbound new york avenue, we still have the left lane blocked off because of a disabled tractor-trailer at florida avenue. that is why traffic is moving over to the right as you continue out to the third street tunnel. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> the people of the district sent a message loud and clear that they want to bring character, integrity and leadership back to the mayor's office. >>> that is city council chair convincement gray and his supporters celebrating victory over mayor fenty in the democratic primary race for mayor y the victory means gray is a virtual shoe-in to be the next mayor of the district. matt ackland joins us with more on our top story. >> good morning. i'm sure a lot of people went to bed l
FOX
Sep 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
. but this morning, we are looking pretty good out there on the roadways. julie wright, what is the latest? >> i think you just jinxed us. >> i probably did. >> in problems reported on the beltway at the wilson bridge. that is in good shape. headed into the northeast washington, bw parkway and 50 also quiet this morning. but on 95, we are wrapping up this accident that occurred on the southbound side of the occoquan. that is in the propose she was being cleared. now, the pace is restored as you continue on the southbound side but northbound, that is where we have the heavy volume. before delays from dale see headed up towards the occoquan. we had slow traffic in the express lanes leaving the prince william parkway. westbound i-70 at 94 and woodbine we have reports of the tractor-trailer possibly overturned. i-70 at 94 shut down until further notice because of this crash. southbound 270 busy on the top side. we have delays approaching and passing 109. no incidents to report leaving germantown to the split. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> new this morning, we're taking a look at
FOX
Sep 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
of that rain is heavy. julie wright will be along to take a look at traffic. fox 5 news will be right back. >>> take a look outside it capitol dome. beautiful shot right there. we do have a little bit of rain out there some some places. we'll talk that b. that. still dealing with some major flooding in the midwest. the wisconsin river poured into a rural neighborhood. the waters not expected to start receding until at least tomorrow. folks in south dakota also fighting waters from the big sioux river. parts of minnesota are now in recovery mode after days of flooding. >>> out west in california, they're dealing with a record heat wave. it is late september but the mercury showed temperatures up to 113 degrees in los angeles. this horn, temperature cut power to about 0,000 homes yesterday and also sparked several small wildfires across los angeles as well as orange county. >> they're getting such a late start to summer out there. it was in the 60s all through june. >> it is crazy. tucker was telling me that that 113-degree temperature in l.a. is the wa
FOX
Sep 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
the details on the forecast and julie wright will have a look at your on-time traffic coming up right after the break.  >>> welcome back. a live look at the wilson bridge this morning looking pretty good. a little nippy out today and it looks like this is kind of a day of transition for us. >> a little cooler than what we had yesterday. >> a lot cooler. temperature in the 50s and low 60s. nice start to the day. very comfortable out there. today, a little less humidity than we had around here the last couple of days. highs only in the 70s. that is the bright spot in the forecast over the next 48 hours. we've get a lot of rain coming. not today but overnight tonight into the day time hours tomorrow. a good soaking rain and i mean several inches of rain potentially. temperatures right now, just fine. we're doing great. you will step outdoors sand a it feels nice outside. lots of 50s. 59 for you. 52349 fredericksburg. culpeper, 55 degrees. in one chester, we are 51. 54 in gaithersburg. even close to the bay, nice cooldown here overnight. 61 in annapolis. 61 in leonardtown.
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Sep 29, 2010 6:00am EDT
later tonight. >> let's check in with julie wright to get a look at traffic. >> a route that we normally take into work in northwest is shut town because of an apartment. you will find this activity blocking 16th street. we've got fewer trucks on the scene, an ambulance being a lot of activity still in place for the ongoing investigation. coming southbound from the beltway, you will want to bail out early, pick up your street. start using your numbered streets as alternative routes to avoid 16th street. it will be shut down for some time. the numbered streets will be peppered and flooded with people using those as the alternate routes. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> breaking news that we're following out of northwest washington this morning. several people have been injured as a result of that fire at an apartment in the # 100 block of 16th street. >> sarah simmons has been there. she joins us once again live from the scene with the latest. >> steve and gurvir, the fire is out at this point p effect else has been taken safely outside of this apartment building. as you
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
, back to you. >> thank you so much, tucker. >>> julie wright is standing by with a look at this early morning traffic. julie, good morning. >> good morning to you allison and steve. we're busy. checking for an accident on southbound i-95, leaving 644. no problems toward georgia. 95 busy toward lorton -- or laurel as you continue south of 198. southbound 29 good to go leaving randolph and busy approaching 109 and in germantown. no problems north of 7100, but it is southbound near 644 where we are checking for the accident. we'll keep you updated in the next report. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> a navy seal from our area has died in afghanistan. brendan loony was one of nine americans killed in a helicopter crash in southern afghanistan. he grew up in montgomery county. he played on the football team as a wide receiver and defensive back in the '90s. >> he was our cocaptain and just a great leader, great young man. just a super, super human being. >> he was born to be a navy seal. and sure enough, he gave his life in that -- being a navy seal. >> he leaves behind a
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Sep 8, 2010 4:25am EDT
. ill ahe let you know when that -- i'll let you know what that arrives. julie wright coming up with your on-time traffic right after the break. twizzlers. the twist you can't resist. the cost always makes mom freak. mommy. mom, the back to school list is here. looks expensive. graphing calculator, flash drive -- that was easy. [ male announcer ] get back to school and back to savings on everything on your list at staples. >>> welcome back. take a look at this newly released video which shows a cruise ship hitting rough waters. this closed circuit television is aboard the pacific sun. it weptd through a storm in 2008. you can see the boat rocking from the impact of the huge waves and the furniture sliding around all over the place. dozens of people were injured. the cruise line reportedly offered passenger as a discount on their next cruise. we don't know yet if anybody decided to take that offer. >> is that fun? imay reconsider an offer like that after going through something like this. >> i've heard stories like that before. of a he had friends that had the same problem. >> we
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Sep 13, 2010 4:25am EDT
the redskins win >> yes, it is. particularly around here. >> let's check in with julie wright now. she has a look at traffic. >> good morning to you both. on the roads, you will find lanes are open if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway. overnight construction cleared as you travel between college park and 270. if you are traveling along the beltway here at university boulevard, light traffic volume continuing around. roadwork in the local lanes tying up the right side. very little delay there. southbound, everything is open leaving germantown for the split. you will find traveling 395, the pace is good as you continue northbound continuing out towards the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> all right. now, to our top story this morning. the mike shanahan era is off to a winning start for the washington redskins. burgundy and gold beat the dallas cowboys in the season opener last night 1-7. cornerback deangelo hall has a big play returning a fumble 32 yards. new skins quarterback, donovan mcnabb had a mediocre game completing 15 of 32 passes. >
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Sep 15, 2010 4:25am EDT
a check now of traffic with julie wright. >> good morning to you. not looking so bad with all lanes open. you will find traffic running smoothly in each direction at the wilson bridge. the trip north between college park and bethesda, 95 is where they had lingering construction. no problems to report right now at the american legion bridge. traffic flowing freely between tyson's and bethesda. you will find the lanes are open close in on 66 working your way eastbound east of nutley street to the beltway. >>> vincent gray has won the democratic primary in the race for d.c. mayor. the d.c. council chairman beat out mayor adrian fenty who was running for re-election with 90% of precincts reporting now. gray winning 53 to 46%. now, gray's victory virtually fair tease he will be the next mayor of d.c. since there is no republican running in november's general election. matt ackland joins us with more. >> reporter: you are right. this basically guarantees that vincent gray will be the next mayor of the district of columbia. i know you just talked about a percentage. let me break down the votes
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Sep 21, 2010 4:25am EDT
forecast. i'll have all the details on that and julie wright will be in at some point and will have your on-time traffic for you coming up in just a couple of short minutes. busy office workers have been disrespecting lunch. and it's time someone did something about it. no need to be nervous. we're here to help. these are healthy choice fresh mixers and marie callender's homestyle creations. these guys actually allow you to prepare meals fresh. think of them as the lunchbox of the future. that's the sound of fresh taste. the noodles are separate from the sauce, but they desperately want to become friends. you cook the pasta, you strain it, you mix in the sauce, you'll find them in the canned pasta or soup aisle. did you hear me? the canned pasta or soup aisle. respect lunch! >>> welcome back. you know, it is a little chilly outside today but the thing is it is going to warm back up. so if you are still trying to get out from under the sheet today and i know it feels a little don't wor too much about it. it will feel warmer. >> my advice is hang out in bed a little bet. >> i did. i started t
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Sep 22, 2010 4:25am EDT
to julie wright with the latest on traffic for us. >> good morning to you both. we are to have a quiet start with no incidents reported if you are making the trip around town. you will find overnight roadwork at the ramp from 124 to exit onto # 70 is in the process of being cleared. -- from 124 to exit onto # 270 is in the process of being cleared. on the uner loop all traffic was being diverted offer onto westbound 66 where you can ride the ramps at nutley street to continue. again, all traffic was being diverted off at 66. there is a work zone on the inner loop at route 7 that had the right side blocked. no problems to reported east of nutley street continuing in towards the capital beltway. traffic running smoothly in each direction. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> new this morning, tons of belongings dumped out on the street a d.c. woman is being kicked out of her home accused of not paying her bills. matt ac lapped joins -- ackland joins us with what is going. >> reporter: eloisa diaz says yesterday, they came to her door and told her she was being evicted. tak
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Sep 23, 2010 4:25am EDT
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Sep 27, 2010 4:25am EDT
all day tonight, and into the daytime hours tomorrow. julie wright will be in at some point. she will have a look at your on- time traffic. that coming up after the break. >>> welcome back. it is 15 minutes in front of 5:00 on this monday morning. can't see a whole lot outside this morning. we have that rain coming down. tucker i know we need the rain but we don't need the flooding coming along with this batch. no flood warnings or watches in the washington area. certainly the possible, we'll get a lot of rain, we'll get some thunderstorms, possible of some heavy rain. you get the idea here. good news is we haven't had much rain all month. so the soil can take a lot. >> okay. >> that is the good news. we'll get a lot too. we'll make up some important deficits here because we are running about seven inches behind. all right? i am happy to see you. not that happy. it is monday morning at 4:45. not happy to see anybody this time of day. off to the north and east is where the worst of the rain is. can you see the yellows and reds out towards annapolis, severna park. some spotty rain
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Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
from julie wright. welcome back to a busy day. >> we hit the ground darunning with an incident on 270 north of 109 where all of the t activity has cleared. traffic is jammed badly leaving urbana reavdown to the truck sc south of so the. th folks bailing out using 355 as the alternate to travel southbound, out of frederick ck toward the exit there at germantown. to more slow traffic waiting at mda and g falls road toward the split. downtown is tspwhat we are focusing on at this moment. west, you've been dealing with this all week long, the , construction that took place. the pavement is milled and yet to be repaved so land yit is ve bumpy and that is adding to the delays inbound pennsylvania avenue working over toward the freeway. ee pennsylvania avenue wajammed of the sousa bridge working over towards the freeway. ew unfortunately a couple of people with flat tires as a result of that pavement. em you'll find enthat activity on both sides of the road. r and then a crash at oamain and a then on the outbound 14th street bridge tieing up the right side of the highway. gh that's a check o
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